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[SF] Uri Blau & Barton Gellman at the JCC

Monday 07 April 2014, 07:00pm - 09:00pm
The Manovill Conversations
Reporting Israel: the Personal, the Political and the Press
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A program of JCCSF Arts & Ideas presented in partnership with the New Israel Fund
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Manovill UriBlau-BartonGellman
Uri Blau and Barton Gellman: Whistle-Blowers and Freedom of the Press
Monday, April 7 at 7:00 pm
At the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco
3200 California Street
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How is the current state of investigative journalism—in Israel and here at home—affecting civil liberties and democracy?Haaretz’s Uri Blau is best known for the Anat Kamm affair, in which he wrote about an unlawful targeted military assassination and was indicted and convicted for possession of classified documents under the espionage act. His source, Anat Kamm, was arrested and sentenced to 4.5 years in prison for espionage. Barton Gellman is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist (Washington PostTIME) who broke the story about the PRISM surveillance program based on the leaks provided by NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
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This event is FREE. Advanced reservations required. Please visit www.jccsf.org for more information.
 
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